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Literary Terms Project. Clause Colloquial/Colloquialism Conceit Connotation Denotation By: Alex Lee. 1. Clause. Contains a subject and a predicate Not necessarily a whole sentence unless simple sentence (ind clause) Independent Clause- a complete idea. Able to stand alone as a sentence

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literary terms project

Literary Terms Project

Clause

Colloquial/Colloquialism

Conceit

Connotation

Denotation

By: Alex Lee

1 clause
1. Clause
  • Contains a subject and a predicate
    • Not necessarily a whole sentence unless simple sentence (ind clause)
  • Independent Clause- a complete idea. Able to stand alone as a sentence
  • Dependant Clause- Needs to be with an independent clause.
clause continued
Clause Continued
  • ex. The dog ran. (Independent).
  • ex. Life moves pretty fast (Independent)if you don’t stop and look around once in a while (Dependent).
  • ex. When I was younger (Dependent)
2 colloquial colloquialism
2. Colloquial/Colloquialism
  • Basic everyday slang
    • Could be specific to a region or idea
  • Usually too informal for essay writing
  • Familiar conversation
  • Often coincides with diction or dialect
colloquial colloquialism continued
Colloquial/Colloquialism Continued
  • ex. “Y’all best be gitt’n back”
  • ex. Whatever floats your boat.
  • ex. They were going to war, what a pickle!
  • Could very formal language be colloquial if you use it all the time?
3 conceit
3. Conceit
  • A clever or unusual way of expressing an idea or comparing/contrasting very different things
  • A complicated/extended metaphor
  • Often found in poetry/lyrics
  • Purposely meant to entertain reader with thought
conceit continued
Conceit Continued
  • ex. The war veteran’s smile was a rainbow in the desert.
  • ex. Shakespeare’s “Thou art more lovely and more temperate [than a summers day]”
  • ex. The world is your oyster.
4 connotation
4. Connotation
  • A word’s implied meaning
  • Something you can interpret without literally defining the word
  • Can have effect on reader – positive, negative
  • Connotations can be of ideas, emotions, or attitudes
  • Opposite of Denotation
connotation continued
Connotation Continued
  • ex. The word “fat” often has a negative connotation.
  • ex. Picture of Child = innocence
  • ex. A person’s choice of clothing may convey a connotation.
5 denotation
5. Denotation
  • The exact literal definition of a word
  • The opposite of Connotation
  • No further thought necessary
    • The Textbook definition
  • No metaphor
denotation continued
Denotation Continued
  • ex. A gun: Something that fires a bullet/ something associated with fear, war, violence
  • ex. It was hot outside.
  • ex. The world spins round and round.
works cited
Works Cited
  • Clause-
    • Dictionary.com
      • http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/clause
    • About.com
      • http://grammar.about.com/od/c/g/clauseterm.htm
  • Colloquial/Colloquialism
    • Merrium-Webster.com
      • http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colloquial
works cited1
Works Cited
  • Conceit
    • Merrium-Webster.com
      • http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conceit
    • Answers.yahoo.com
      • http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090330122227AAq3krc
    • Typesofpoetry.org
      • http://www.types-of-poetry.org.uk/14-conceit-poetry-type.htm
  • Connotation
    • Merrium-Webster.com
      • http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/connotation
works cited2
Works Cited
  • All other information from AP Lit Terms Document provided by Curtis
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